FROM STAFF REPORTS
KINGWOOD, W.Va. — Pat Sines led off the night with a home run and Keith Chapman did most of the remaining heavy lifting to send Grantsville Post 214 to a 12-2 win over Preston Post 56 in American Legion baseball Wednesday night at Preston.
Chapman pitched all nine innings and allowed no earned runs while fanning seven. He gave up two unearned runs in the bottom of the eighth inning, allowing five hits in the process.
Sines gave Grantsville a 1-0 lead right out of the gates with his home run and added two singles to collect three of Grantsville’s 14 hits. Seth Holler drove in three runs in a double and two singles, and Logan Stewart hit a double and two singles. Kyle Rosenberger hit two singles while Chapman, Austin Reckart and Cody Rodeheaver had asingle and two RBIs apiece.
Evan Nolan had two singles for Preston.
Grantsville (8-7) plays a doubleheader at Elkins on Sunday at 1 p.m. The Grantsville-Cumberland game scheduled for today has been postponed.
FROM STAFF REPORTS
- Local Sports
Southern takes on Mardela today at 3
Patience is a virtue Southern Garrett head coach Danny Bosley says his West Region champions are in full possession of. It’s how they play their game and it’s how they will approach their second straight appearance in the Maryland 1A girls basketball state tournament today, 3 p.m., when they take on Mardela of Wicomico County in one semifinal at Towson University’s SECU Arena.
Keyser opens tournament with North Marion at 9:30
Two long and winding roads have arrived at the same destination for the Keyser Lady Golden Tornado and the Hampshire Lady Trojans, who return to the West Virginia Girls State Basketball Tournament today, with one road having wound a little longer than the other one.
Potomac State drops two more
Potomac State dropped a pair on Tuesday, 9-1 to Sauk Valley and 8-5 to Genesee, in junior college softball action at the Grand Parks Sports Complex.
ACM loses opener to Lenoir, 3-2
Three leadoff walks scored as Lenoir Community College put up single runs in the fourth, the sixth and seventh as the Lancers defeated Allegany College of Maryland, 3-2, Tuesday afternoon at Lenoir.
- Sports Roundup - 03/12/2014
- Sports Calendar - 03/12/2014
Brutal Big 12 tournament promises to be wide open
Kansas coach Bill Self was chatting this week with someone who brought up the possibility that some unfortunate team with a No. 1 seed in the NCAA tournament might have to play its second game against Oklahoma State, which was once considered a Final Four contender.
“I said, ‘Just think if that happens in your conference tournament,”’ Self responded.
Dallas Seavey wins his second Iditarod dog race
Two hours, 38 minutes.
That’s how long musher Aliy Zirkle spent waiting out a storm at the final checkpoint, 22 miles from the finish line of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race.
Peverley hospitalized, teammates try to regroup
Stars forward Rich Peverley remained hospitalized Tuesday in Dallas, undergoing heart tests after collapsing on the bench during a game that was postponed.
Bynum’s return helps Pacers get past Celtics 94-83
David West scored 24 points and Andrew Bynum grabbed a season-high 10 rebounds in his Pacers debut, helping suddenly struggling Indiana pull away late for a 94-83 win over Boston on Tuesday night.
- More Local Sports Headlines
- Southern takes on Mardela today at 3